April 1 joke about the BTK railway line: The "April 1" joke made by the Arpaçay District Governorship of Kars to draw attention to the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) railway line works was made on the official website.
During the excavations carried out by the contractor firm, some artifacts thought to belong to the 1rd or 3th century AD during the excavations carried out by the contractor company in the “April 4” joke made by the Arpaçay District Governorship of Kars to draw attention to the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) railway line works. and ruins thought to be an underground city were found.
In the statement on the official website of the Arpaçay District Governorship, it was stated that during the excavations carried out by the contractor company within the scope of the BTK railway line works, some artifacts and ruins thought to be an underground city were found during the excavations of the 3rd or 4th century AD, and the railway works were stopped after the incident. It was stated that the relevant institutions were contacted and an investigation was initiated with the technical team and equipment.
After the investigation, it was stated that an ancient city was encountered starting from under the bridge between Kuzgunlu village and Arpaçay and ending in the district cemetery. mosaics belonging to it were unearthed. Authorities state that an ancient city that has been identified in such a wide area will have a great repercussion not only in our country but also in the world, and that the ancient city will add economic, social and cultural vitality to our region and will provide a great benefit.
It was stated that the buildings in the current settlement area will be demolished in accordance with the laws and the citizens will be evacuated to another area, and the news is a joke on April 1.
Speaking to Anadolu Agency (AA), Arpaçay District Governor Faruk Erdem said that they prepared this joke to draw attention to the ongoing BTK railway line works in the district and to remind us of April 1.